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Newsletter

To sign up for the IUCN UK Peatland Programme Newsletter please join our mailing list below.

 

The most recent editions of our Newsletter are:

May 2021 - Spring Edition

February 2021 - Winter Edition

November 2020 - Autumn Edition

July 2020 - Summer Edition: A Green Recovery

April 2020 - Spring Edition: Land use & peatlands - a new policy arena

November 2019 - Winter Edition

July 2019 - Summer Edition

April 2019 - Spring Edition

February 2019 - Peat & Horticulture Edition *

December 2018 - Historic Environment Edition

October 2018 - Paving the way for peatland finance

 

*Correction note: As part of the iCASP programme, University of Leeds has been working with Moors For the Future Partnership and Yorkshire Wildlife Trust to produce an interactive User Guide that provides an overview of methods available for valuing the benefits delivered by peatlands and evidence based on existing studies. 

 

If you would like to contribute content to our Newsletter please contact info@iucn.org.uk

 

 

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Peak District study reveals depths of carbon stored in threatened landscapesWith the UN Climate Conference (COP26) being held in Glasgow in under one months’ time, a new study…
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WaterLANDS: New European Green Deal project launched to lead largescale restoration of European wetlandsAn ambitious project has been launched to tackle largescale restoration of Europe’s wetlands, with…
A detail from the map indicating areas of the highest carbon potential (in red) derived from the peat motion map covering the period 2016-21.  Potential carbon savings and their market value per annum are indicated for the different areas highlighted.
Satellite Map Identifies Peatland Areas where Restoration has the Greatest Carbon ImpactPeatland organisations and experts from across the globe have joined together to pledge their…
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Peatland Pavilion will feature at UN Climate Change Conference (COP26)The Peatland Pavilion will provide a hub for highlighting the important role that peatlands play…
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United Nations recognizes major Irish Peatland Restoration initiativeDianna Kopansky of the United Nations Environment Programme has recognised the initiative led by…
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Open call! Your opportunity to participate as a Contributing Author for the GPI’s upcoming Global Peatlands AssessmentThe Global Peatlands Initiative are currently looking for Contributing Authors (CAs) to participate…
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Reflections from Bog Day 2021This year's Bog Day was celebrated around the world on Sunday 25th July - bringing peatlands to the…
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UK invests over £30m in large-scale greenhouse gas removalWe are delighted to support this project which will investigate the management of peatlands to…
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Conference 2021 Registration OpenSign up for this year's IUCN UK Peatland Programme conference ‘Peatlands in Partnership: a road to…
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Nature for Climate Peatland Grant SchemeInformation about the scheme to restore English peatlands and how to apply for funding.
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IUCN UK PP Conference 2021 - Save the dateSave the Dates: 13th - 16th September 2021
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Northern Ireland Peatland Strategy ConsultationEnvironment Minister, Edwin Poots has launched a public consultation on the draft Northern Ireland…